| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:18 AM
What is the life span of a modern stadium?
About 20 years, if you ask the Atlanta Braves. The Braves announced plans Monday to move from Turner Field to a new ballpark in suburban Cobb County.
The Braves said the new park would open for the 2017...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says the city will demolish Turner Field after the Braves leave for a new stadium in the suburbs in 2017.
Let's see, Turner Field cost $209 million to build when it opened in 1996. It will be torn down 21 years later. Where's my...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:09 AM
On Nov. 12, 1993, when the first UFC went live on pay-per-view, a young fourth grader named Johny Hendricks was a sports obsessed busybody at Will Rogers Elementary in Edmond, Okla. Hendricks has grown up with the sport and now 20 years later he has the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Todd Christensen, a five-time Pro Bowl tight end who helped the Raiders win two Super Bowls, died Wednesday morning during surgery in a Utah hospital. He was 57.
The news was posted on Facebook by Christensen's former BYU teammate Reno Mahe and...
| May 18, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Jake "The Snake" Roberts, a former WWF star wrestler from 1980s and '90s, turned up at the Braves-Dodgers game on Friday night to lead the Turner Field crowd in the traditional singing of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the seventh-inning stretch....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:07 PM
The Dodgers looked like that team from midsummer that stormed to the top of the division, while Clayton Kershaw looked a lot like the pitcher they’ve seen all season.
It all proved too much for the Atlanta Braves, who saw the Dodgers jump out to a...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:43 PM
One day after almost everything went right for the Dodgers, precious little did.
They received a strong outing from Zack Greinke and Hanley Ramirez had three extra-base hits, but otherwise little fell into place Friday in their 4-3 loss in Game 2 of...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:10 PM
The game looked like it wanted to go in dozen different directions all at once, squirming and squealing all over the place, unable to lay claim to anything but a wild ride.
And then the Dodgers suddenly seem to say enough, that they had other things...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Giancarlo Stanton, a slugging outfielder from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, didn't make the majors because of his defense, but on Thursday night he did make a diving catch that helped the Miami Marlins pull out a 4-3 victory over the Braves at...
| Apr 8, 2013
In a round-about way, Roy Halladay complained about the communication between him and catcher Erik Kratz. Kratz knew nothing about the pitcher’s frustrations. Manager Charlie Manuelsaid Halladay didn’t voice his concerns to him. Yet when...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 1:15 PM
During the McCarthy era witch hunts of the 1950s, when Lillian Hellman was asked by Congress to name fellow artists and writers as communists or communist sympathizers, the playwright answered, "I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's...